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Easy Pumpkin Cake Recipe

It’s almost Thanksgiving which means we all have pumpkin on the brain. From pumpkin pies to pumpkin breads to pumpkin cookies. It’s pumpkin, pumpkin, pumpkin. Have you ever tried to spice up your Thanksgiving dessert routine a bit? Maybe try something a little different. This pumpkin cake recipe, from Cobilynn of Peace from Pieces, is a great way to mix up your Thanksgiving dessert table. And we already know how amazing her recipes are thanks to her pie recipe she shared earlier this year.

Easy Pumpkin Cake Recipe

Easy Pumpkin Dessert Recipe for Thanksgiving or Christmas

Summary: This easy pumpkin cake recipe is the perfect addition to your Thanksgiving or Christmas dessert list. It’s easy and delicious.


  • Cake: 1 pkg yellow cake mix
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup melted butter
  • Filling: 1 (8oz) pkg cream cheese, softened
  • 1 (15oz) can pumpkin
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 cup melted butter
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp nutmeg


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Combine the cake mix, egg, butter and mix well.
  3. Pat the mixture into the bottom of a lightly greased 9x13in baking pan.
  4. In separate bowl mix cream cheese and pumpkin until smooth. Add eggs, vanilla, butter and continue mixing until smooth. Add the powdered sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg and mix well.
  5. Spread pumpkin mixture over cake batter and bake for 35-40 minutes at 350 degrees. Do not over bake as the center should be a little gooey.
  6. Best served warm with fresh whipped cream or vanilla ice cream.

Preparation time: 10 minute(s)

Cooking time: 40 minute(s)

Number of servings (yield): 12

Thanksgiving and Christmas Dessert Recipe Recipe Credit
Cobilynn Dickinson
Peace From Pieces

Cobilynn is a girl who loves to throw a party for no reason other than to laugh and bake dessert just to give it away. She enjoys time with her family. She blog about how she finds Peace in all the different Pieces of her life. So that she can remember them and hopefully inspire others just a tidbit.

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